S.S. Timeline

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    Abolitionist Movement

    Began in 1780
    Movement to end slavery
    Theodore Weld, Lucrettia Mott, James Madison, Daniel Webster, etc.
    Message was to get skavery abolished
  • Delaware Becomes a State

    Delaware Becomes a State
    First state to ratify the constitution
  • New Jersey Becomes a State

    New Jersey Becomes a State
    State animal is a horse
  • Georgia Becomes a State

    Georgia Becomes a State
    Largest state east of the Mississippi River
  • Connecticut Becomes a State

    Connecticut Becomes a State
    Called "The Constitution State"
  • Massachusetts Becomes a State

    Massachusetts Becomes a State
    People in Boston built the first subway system
  • Maryland Becomes a State

    Maryland Becomes a State
    Famous for sea food
  • South Carolina Becomes a State

    South Carolina Becomes a State
    States wildflower is the goldenrod
  • New Hampshire Becomes a State

    New Hampshire Becomes a State
    First potato was planted there
  • Virginia Becomes a State

    Virginia Becomes a State
    State tree is dogwood
  • New York Becomes a State

    New York Becomes a State
    1 in 38 people in the United States lives in New York City
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    George Washington Presidency

    First president
    Signed first copyright law
  • North Carolina Becomes a State

    North Carolina Becomes a State
    First drawbridge in the United States was built there
  • Rhode Island Becomes a State

    Rhode Island Becomes a State
    Smallest state
  • Vermont Becomes a State

    Vermont Becomes a State
    Nicknamed the Green Mountain State
  • Kentucky Becomes a State

    Kentucky Becomes a State
    State bird is a cardinal
  • Tennessee Becomes a State

    Tennessee Becomes a State
    Known for Country Music Hall Of Fame
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    Washington's Farewell Address

    Washington wanted to convince the Americans that his service was not necessary. He said to stay away from alliances with foreign nations.
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    Sojourner Truth

    Moving public speaker
    She became free from slavery and started a new life where she wrote speeches, sold her house, changed her religion, etc.
    Ain't I a Woman- May 29, 1851
    She died in Battle Creek Michigan
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    John Adams Presidency

    Also served as a Vice President,
    Treaty of Morfontaine
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    Alien and Sedition Acts

    John Adams signed into law 4 acts that increased residency requirements for Americans. These laws were designed to weaken the Democratic-Republican Party.
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    Thomas Jefferson Presidency

    Principle author of the Declaration of Independence
    Napoleonic war was occurring
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    Chief Justice John Marshall

    1803, 1810, 1819, 1821, 1824
    Madbury vs Madison, Fletcher vs Peck, McCulloch vs Maryland, Cohens vs Virginia, Gibbons vs Ogden, Dartmouth College vs Woodwork
    He was known for his fairness and believed in a strong federal government
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    Louisiana Purchase

    828,000 square miles for $11,250,000
    Big impacts evaluate France didn't own their land anymore
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    Marbury V. Madison

    The court case resulted from a petition to the Supreme Court, made by William Marbury.
    John Adams, James Madison, John Marshall
    Caused the Judiciary Act of 1789
    Unanimous 4-0 decision, Marbury had the right to commission
  • Ohio Becomes a State

    Ohio Becomes a State
    State bird is the cardinal
  • Lewis and Clark

    Lewis and Clark
    Meriwether Lewis and William Clark went on an expedition across the Lousiana Territory
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    William Lloyd Garrison

    Because involved with the American colonization society
    Liberator- 1831-1865
    Wrote things against slavery
    His goal was to promote blacks freedom
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    James Madison Presidency

    Huge contribution to the ratification of the constitution
    Prohibited trading with Britain and France
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    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

    Network of secret routes and safe houses for slaves
    Harriet Tubman, Henry Brown, Anderson Abbott, John Brown
    About 100,000 slaves were saved
    Kansas, Iowa, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, Maine, and like 10 more states..
    Goal was to free slaves by sending them to Canada
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    War of 1812

    US V. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
    Led to the destruction to the power of tribes
  • Louisiana Becomes a State

    Louisiana Becomes a State
    Has the tallest state Capitol building in the United States
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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    Leading figure in the early women's rights movement.
  • Indiana Becomes a State

    Indiana Becomes a State
    Abraham Lincoln moved to Indiana when he was 7 years old
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    James Monroe Presidency

    Last president from the founding fathers of the United States
    "Era of Good Feelings" began
  • Mississippi Becomes a State

    Mississippi Becomes a State
    The town of Midnight, Mississippi was named during the daytime
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    Fredrick Douglass

    Joined several organizations in new Bredford, regularly attended slavery abolitionist meetings
    Most moving passage in Douglass's speeches: what to a slave is the 4th of July?
  • Illinois Becomes a State

    Illinois Becomes a State
    Ice cream sundae originated in Illinois
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    Transcontinental Treaty

    United States purchased Florida
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    Dartmouth College V. Woodward

    Landmark decision from the Supreme Court dealing with the application of the contract clause.
    Case arose when the president of Dartmouth College attempted to make the college a public institution.
    Governor of New Hampshire, president of Dartmouth College
    Resulted in the rise of the American business corporation and the American free enterprise system
    Ruled in favor of the college
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    McChulloch V. Maryland

    Maryland imposed taxes on all notes of. Sinks not charted in Maryland
    Maryland attempted to impede the operation of the second bank of the United States
    Chief Justice Marshall
    First substantial constitutional case
    Courted terminus that congress did have the power to create the bank
  • Alabama Becomes a State

    Alabama Becomes a State
    Famous for Gulf Coast beaches
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    Missouri Compromise

    Prohibited skavery in Louisiana territory
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    Horace Manns Compaign for Free Compulsory Public Education

    He wanted good education for the public
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    Susan B. Anthony

    Well known feminist who played a large role in the Womens Suffrage movement.
  • Maine Becomes a State

    Maine Becomes a State
    Famous for lobster
  • Missouri Becomes a State

    Missouri Becomes a State
    In Missouri it is unlawful to throw hard objects by hand
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    Monroe Doctrine

    Message was that any further efforts by europians to colonize or interfere with states in North or South America would be viewed as aggression
    James Monroe
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    Monroe Doctrine

    Message was that any further efforts by europians to colonize or interfere with states in North or South America would be viewed as aggression
    James Monroe
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    Gibbons V. Ogden

    Landmark decision in which the Supreme Court help power to regulate interstate commerce.
    Aaron Ogden filed a complaint to New York asking to restrain Thomas Gibbons from operating on certain waters.
    Thomas Addis Emmet, Thomas J. Oakley, William Wirt, Daniel Webster, Ogden, and Gibbons
    Court ruled in favor of Gibbons
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    John Quincy Adams Presidency

    First president who was the son of a former president
    "Corrupt bargain" had taken place, leading people to want to end Adam's presidency
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    Andrew Jackson Presidency

    Helped represent the common man
    Greatest party battle
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    Nat Turner Rebellion

    Rebel slaves (Led by Nat Turned) killed between 55-65 people
    Nat was captured, not killed. Got a book written about him which won the Pulitzer Prize
  • Arkansas Becomes a State

    Arkansas Becomes a State
    State flower is apple blossom
  • Michigan Becomes a State

    Michigan Becomes a State
    Detroit is know as the car Capitol of the world
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    Martin Van Buren Presidency

    8th Vice President, Secretary of State
    Financial panic of 1837
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    Trail of Tears

    Cherokee nation was forced to give up its land east of the Mississippi river
    Andrew Jackson
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    Manifest Destiny

    Wide belief for many that the United states was destined to stretch from coast to coast
    Term originated in the 1840's
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    William Henry Harrison Presidency

    Shortest presidential term (32 days)
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    John Tyler Presidency

    First Vice President to be elevated to president
    Tariff bill protecting northern manufacturer
  • Florida Becomes a State

    Florida Becomes a State
    Known as the sunshine state
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    James K. Polk Presidency

    Last strong president until the civil war
    Treaty extending the Canadian boundary
  • Texas Becomes a State

    Texas Becomes a State
    Mockingbird is state bird
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    Mexican-American War

    Mexico refused to accept texas claiming certain land
    Mexico comprised about 1,700,000 sq miles
    We gained California and New Mexico
  • Iowa Becomes a State

    Iowa Becomes a State
    Home of the worlds largest strawberry
  • Wisconsin Becomes a State

    Wisconsin Becomes a State
    State bird is the robin
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    Seneca Falls Convention

    Lucrettia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Included many discussions on female rights in society
    First women's rights convention
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    Seneca Falls Resolution

    The goal was to have equality between women and men
    Women wanted the right to vote
    Right to submit laws, right to vote, right for representation, etc.
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    Zachary Taylor Presidency

    National hero in the United States Army
    Slave market in District Columbia
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    Millard Fillmore Presidency

    Last president not to be affiliated with either the democratic or republican parties
    Bill to admit California
  • California Becomes a State

    California Becomes a State
    State fish is the golden trout
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    Franklin Pierce Presidency

    Purchased southern Arizona and New Mexico
    "Bleeding Kansas" became a prelude to the civil war
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    John Brown and the Armed Resistance

    He wanted to end slavery
    He took action by attempting to start a liberation movement along African American slaves
    He led a raid on the federal armory
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    James Buchanan Presidency

    Ended troubles in Kansas
    Served immediately prior to the civil war
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    Dred Scott V. Sandford

    Decision of whether or not freed African American slaves can be US citizens.
    Dred Scott (slave) threatened to sue
    Dred Scott, Roger Taney
    Hoped it would settle slavery question
    Outcome: blacks could not be citizens
  • Oregon Becomes a State

    Oregon Becomes a State
    As more ghost towns than any other state
  • Minnesota Becomes a State

    Minnesota Becomes a State
    A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop its head
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    Abraham Lincoln Presidency

    Most respected president,
    Civil war began during presidency
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    Whiskey Rebellion

    Protest against taxed whiskey
    Fairly significant, helped demonstrate that the new national government had the ability to suppress violent resistance to its laws